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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/11] Task watchers: Register process events task watcher
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On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 19:39 -0500, Chase Venters wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 June 2006 18:54, Matt Helsley wrote:
>
> > +static int cn_proc_watch_task(struct notifier_block *nb, unsigned long
> > val, + void *t)
> > +{
> > + struct task_struct *task = t;
>
> Why the copy?

It shouldn't result in a copy. Since t is a void* I don't think any
additional instructions or stack space are required. This should have
zero runtime cost while improving clarity of the code. It's also needed
in the next patch.

> > + int rc = NOTIFY_OK;
> > +
> > + switch (get_watch_event(val)) {
> > + case WATCH_TASK_CLONE:
> > + proc_fork_connector(task);
> > + break;
> > + case WATCH_TASK_EXEC:
> > + proc_exec_connector(task);
> > + break;
> > + case WATCH_TASK_UID:
> > + proc_id_connector(task, PROC_EVENT_UID);
> > + break;
> > + case WATCH_TASK_GID:
> > + proc_id_connector(task, PROC_EVENT_GID);
> > + break;
> > + case WATCH_TASK_EXIT:
> > + proc_exit_connector(task);
> > + break;
> > + default: /* we don't care about WATCH_TASK_INIT|FREE because we
> > + don't keep per-task info */
> > + rc = NOTIFY_DONE; /* ignore all other notifications */
> > + break;
> > + }
> > + return rc;
> > +}
> > +
>
> > /*
> > * cn_proc_init - initialization entry point
> > *
> > * Adds the connector callback to the connector driver.
> > */
> > @@ -219,11 +259,16 @@ static int __init cn_proc_init(void)
> > int err;
> >
> > if ((err = cn_add_callback(&cn_proc_event_id, "cn_proc",
> > &cn_proc_mcast_ctl))) {
> > printk(KERN_WARNING "cn_proc failed to register\n");
> > - return err;
> > + goto out;
> > }
> > - return 0;
> > +
> > + err = register_task_watcher(&cn_proc_nb);
> > + if (err != 0)
>
> if (err)

I don't see any benefit to changing this. Care to elaborate on why this
is important?

> Thanks,
> Chase

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